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07/16/2015 - 2:59pm

Since the discovery of the mutation causing DM1 was discovered in 1992, researchers have been trying to understand how the DNA mutation causes such a wide variety of symptoms. A new study may have found a genetic link between DM and Duchenne muscular dystrophy, potentially explaining the progressive muscle deterioration that occurs in adults with DM1

05/19/2015 - 9:25am

Researchers at the University of Virginia recently published a paper describing a biological pathway they believe may be responsible for muscle degeneration in DM1.

05/18/2015 - 5:22pm

MDF has released a Request for Applications for a study to determine how common the DM1 and DM2 mutations are in the general population.

04/23/2015 - 10:00am

Researchers at the University of Florida, led by Dr. Tetsuo Ashizawa, recently published a study in which they developed a strategy for DM1 stem cell therapy involving gene modification.

03/25/2015 - 11:40am

Researchers and medical professionals from Europe, Canada and the USA gathered recently for a workshop in Europe to identify the main respiratory issues and best respiratory treatments for people with DM.

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